Toolkit Resources


Five Principles for Creating Equity by Design

This is a supplemental resource to America's Unmet Promise: The Imperative for Equity in Higher Education (2015), written by Keith Witham, Lindsey E. Malcom-Piquex, Alicia C. Dowd, and Estela Mara Bensimon. Reducing inequities in educational attainment by race and ethnicity will require deliberate and explicit effort. In this handout, the authors outline strategies for higher education institutions to take action based on the five overarching principles for ensuring equity by design.